Jennifer Cheatham

Madison school supt. Jennifer Cheatham ‏scolds Badger Rock officials for saying students w/ disabilities have created a “burdensome situation” at the charter school. more

Nov 2, 2017 5:03 AM News 2 Comments


Isthmus Montessori Academy

Supporters of Isthmus Montessori Academy want to make it more inclusive by making it a part of the Madison school district. But they have failed to win over Superintendent Jennifer Cheatham. more

Jan 26, 2017 5:00 AM News

The Madison school district is rolling out a new career-focused program designed to help close the achievement gap. But some parents are confused and concerned by Personalized Pathways. more

Nov 23, 2016 5:00 AM News


Carolyn Fath

Three days after "Isthmus" first reported that an honors student named Maia is facing expulsion from East High for a onetime alcohol violation, Superintendent Jennifer Cheatham is now telling the Madison school board it should "adjust [its] process." more

Mar 29, 2014 8:57 PM News


Narayan Mahon

Jennifer Cheatham doesn't have the countenance of someone who has stepped into a maelstrom. Madison schools superintendent since April, Cheatham, 41, has already visited every school in the district and rolled out a "Strategic Framework" to tackle so more

Oct 3, 2013 2:00 PM Isthmus Cover Stories


Joe Tarr

Jennifer Cheatham, the new superintendent of Madison's schools, held her first listening session with parents at East High School on Thursday night. She was late. more

Apr 19, 2013 12:43 PM News